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Organisation (if non, specify N/A)
Action Aid Uganda/Transparency International Uganda
Type of Organisation
Civil Society Organisation, International Organisation
Website
http://www.oilinuganda.org
Job Title
Extractive Governance Officer
About My Work
As an Extractive governance officer, it is important to understand the dynamics of oil, gas and mining and how the processes ranging from contracts, revenue management, CSRs and local content affect the local citizen.
Areas of interest
gold, oil and natural gas, governance and anti-corruption, investing, geology, environment, social accountability, human rights, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection, redistribution and sustainable development
Intererested in job/consulting opportunities
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Beatrice's Blog

Oil Compensation In Hoima (Uganda) Exposes Deep Seated Abuse Of Women Land Rights

Posted on May 11, 2015 at 15:34 1 Comment

The undertaking of oil exploration typically has profound social, cultural and political impacts – both negative and positive, both in the country at large and in the region of operation. Oil exploration can have a positive effect on development by creating jobs, catalyzing business and providing vital infrastructure such as roads, electricity, building schools and even better health facilities like the Buliisa Health Centre IV.

 

However, if unchecked, the negative effects can…

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Bunyoro Kingdom in bloody land clashes

Posted on December 8, 2014 at 16:55 0 Comments

First published on www.oilinuganda.org

More than 70 houses were burnt and several people injured when violence broke out last week between Bunyoro Kingdom loyalists and inhabitants of Kaseeta Parish, Kabwooya Sub-county in Hoima, over the control of a seven square mile piece of land bordering the proposed refinery area.

The disputed land is being claimed by Bunyoro Kingdom from squatters that Kingdom officials…

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Transparency activists look to 2016 as UK leads the EU in adopting new law

Posted on December 5, 2014 at 9:09 0 Comments

First published on www.oilinuganda.org

Oil, gas, mining and logging companies incorporated or listed in the United Kingdom will, starting in 2016, publicly disclose all payments they make to governments of countries in which they work  following the passing into law of the European Union Accounting Directive  by the British Parliament…

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Mercury in mining: Poison versus profit

Posted on November 12, 2014 at 19:36 0 Comments

This article was first published on www.oilinuganda.org

In the quest to eke out a living, artisanal gold miners in Uganda are risking their lives and slowly poisoning every living thing around them.

Three years ago, the most serious health and safety issues associated with gold mining in Uganda were respiratory problems caused by continuous inhalation of dust and the occasional collapse…

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